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Faculty of Law hosts Public Lecture on Sustainable Land Management

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The Faculty of Law of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has organised the 4th KNUST Faculty of Law Eminent Legal Scholars and Lawyers Public Lecture Series on the theme; “Land Management as a Component of Sustainable Development; The Role of Traditional Leadership in Kumasi Traditional Area.’’ The Lecture was held at the Law Auditorium on Tuesday, 28th March 2023.

Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo
Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Pro Vice-Chancellor, KNUST

The Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo in a speech, read on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson discussed the relevance of effective land governance for socioeconomic development and environmental protection. He emphasised the need for policy implementation to address gaps in institutional fragmentation, market principles, transparency in land acquisition, and complex legal frameworks for land administration.

He hoped that the lecture will provide insights into the intricate relationships between traditional leadership, land administration, and sustainable development.

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